Community Award

Carter Wosk Award in Applied Art and Design Recipients Celebrated

We are saluting the four talented recipients of the Carter Wosk Award in Applied Art + Design! Congratulations to: Caine Heintzman – Vancouver – Judson Beaumont Emerging Artist Louise Perrone – Vancouver Cathy Terepocki – Chilliwack Robert Anderson – Victoria – Award of Distinction for Lifetime Achievement These awardees demonstrate creativity, innovation and skill in designing and creating objects that are both beautiful and functional. “These artistic works and designs demonstrate a new strength within BC’s creative economy,” said Anne Giardini, OC, OBC, KC, Chair …

IBA Gala – 14 reasons to be at the 14th annual Indigenous Business Award Gala: November 29

The highly anticipated Indigenous Business Award Gala Dinner is back with Carol Anne Hilton and Geena Jackson serving as co-Directors of Ceremonies on November 29 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. DJ O Show (IBA 2015 recipient) is joining in the production and celebration which will honour the 2022 program recipients. The evening is promising to be exceptional, and BC Achievement recently caught up with Geena to find out why she thinks the 2022 IBA Gala is the place to be.  Saluting the 14th annual offering …

Congratulations to the 2022 Fulmer Award in First Nations Art recipients! 

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Fulmer Award in First Nations Art!   Congratulations to the 2022 Awardees:  Jamie Gentry | Sooke | Kwakwaka’wakw | Crabtree McLennan Emerging Artist  Latham Mack | Kamloops | Nuxalk  Qwul’thilum Dylan Thomas | Victoria | Lyackson First Nation  Reg Davidson | Masset | Haida | Award of Distinction for Lifetime Achievement  The Fulmer Award in First Nations Art program creates a platform for community engagement, mentorship and storytelling while celebrating the intersection of art and culture …

BC Achievement Foundation announces recipients of 2022 Carter Wosk Award in Applied Art + Design

Vancouver, BC: Today, the BC Achievement Foundation (BCAF) announced the recipients of the 18th annual Carter Wosk Award in Applied Art + Design. The program recognizes excellence among emerging and established artists whose creativity helps drive BC’s cultural economy. “These artistic works and designs demonstrate a new strength within BC’s creative economy,” said Anne Giardini, OC, OBC, KC, Chair of the BC Achievement Foundation. “The Carter Wosk Award in Applied Art + Design celebrates and honours BC’s creators for ensuring beauty and function are part …

BC Achievement Foundation announces recipients of the 2022 Fulmer Award in First Nations Art

Vancouver, BC: The BC Achievement Foundation has announced this year’s recipients of the Fulmer Award in First Nations Art. Presented annually, the program celebrates First Nations artistic traditions while creating a platform for community engagement, mentorship, and storytelling. “All of us at BC Achievement Foundation are delighted to recognize the four 2022 recipients of the Fulmer Award in First Nations Art. Their work ranges widely, inspiring us with new visions while building on deep traditions,” said Anne Giardini, OC, OBC, KC, Chair of the BC …

BC Achievement Foundation announces 2022 Indigenous Business Award Recipients

Vancouver, BC: The BC Achievement Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2022 Indigenous Business Award (IBA). Presented annually, the IBA recognizes the contributions of extraordinary Indigenous businesses and entrepreneurs across BC, while helping to elevate connections between the province’s Indigenous and non-Indigenous economies “When we come together to celebrate Indigenous business achievement, we are also blazing a path for today’s youth and for the generations that will follow. The Indigenous Business Award program recognizes business achievement, honouring innovative ideas and new ways of making …